Top 10 Apps of the week!

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October is here, and the second most exciting thing about it besides October Fest is of course our Top 10 Apps of the week. This new month we kick start it with a huge bang; from politics, cooking, sports, Instagram friendly apps and all the way to Apps that allow you to avoid those scary radars (not that we condone speeding!). We hope you’ll enjoy today’s edition, and let us know what your thoughts were. 70-485


1. PolitiFact (Get it for your android) Free

With elections just around the corner and presidential debates everywhere, you’ve surly searched the web for a comprehensive app to help you keep up to date with it all. Well, PolitiFact provides you with a fact-checker, a handy Truth-O-Meter, Flip-O-Meter, the Obameter and the GOP Pledge-O-Meter.canada goose Citadel Parka


2. Bad Piggies (Get it for your android) Free

Rovio released a new Angry Birds spinoff last Friday, with an incredible launch that shot to No.1 on the App Store in just over 3 hours after its launch. Then new spinoff lets the fans play as pigs; the game takes place on “piggy island”, where players set out to create crazy vehicles aiming to steal the delicious eggs and earn 3 stars in each level.


3. BBC Good Food – Recipes (Get it for your android) Free

Foodies out there behold; here’s an app full of great recipes, nutritional info, cooking tips, timer, a glossary and organizational features. Be sure to benefit the offer they’re holding; you can get all the recipes for free now for a limited time whereas earlier you got only 20 recipes and had to purchase each one for £1.49. The cookbooks include: Healthy, Quick, One-pot, Cake, Seasonal, Festive and Food for Friends.


4. Swably (Get it for your android) Free

This one goes out for the developers out there trying to get their precious app more exposure, or for those of you who like to be in on the scoop for the latest undisclosed Apps. Swably is best described as a community where you can share, comment, and discover apps with friends and people. As a developer, you can publish/ promote your apps and better yet communicate with you users directly. It’s definitely worth the download if you want to get a hands on developers/users experience.


5. Cobra iRadar (Get it for your android) Free

If you’re a speed fanatic with a constant need for a fast pace on the road, yet hate getting a huge fine then this is the app you need. Cobra iRadar helps you avoid radar, camera detectors and laser radar. The ability to avoid road hazards is a great bonus. This handy app ties in to Cobra’s Aura Camera and Driving Hazard Database, as well as Google Maps to offer you incredible data at your fingertips.


6. Xero (Get it for your android) Free

We all know how dull and mundane accounting software can be, yet Xero manages to make it look sleek and friendly. You can track your finances, bank balances, invoice customers, and upload receipts or expense claims- all on the go. Super handy for SME or self-employed people.


7. G Cloud Backup (Get it for your android) Free

With over 70 million smartphones getting lost every single year and only 7% being actually recovered, we ought to immediately think of a way to protect ourselves and our digital life. For everyone who has coveted the simplicity of the iCloud, the backup software for iOS, here is an app for Android that is not only an equivalent, but as stated by one of the users: it puts the “Smart” in Smartphones.


8. Strava Run (Get it for your android) Free

We’ve already put a lot of fitness apps on our lists, but this one probably takes the cake. Strava run, just as its cycling counterpart, costs nothing and yet does a lot. This app builds the competitive side in you, not only tracking your run, but builds details of those that used the same app on the same run yet performed better.


9. TagItBest (Get it for your android) Free

With Instagram approaching 100 million users, officially having more active users than Twitter, it’s great to discover apps that service its pitfalls. TagItBest is a hash-tag engine that allows users to take a pic, enter a keyword, and then automatically generate a number of hashtags. It’s so convenient that it allows you to upload directly to Instagram.


10. SportOn Video Ringtones (Get it for your android) Free

This one is again for the athlete frenzy of you. SportOn Video Ringtones lets you customize your Android in a very simple way. Just download the app, search for your favorite sport, team or specific athlete and bam. Once you’ve got the video ringtones, you will be able to assign them to contacts (or simply as your general ringtone) the same as you would with any other ringtone on your Android.